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  Topic: Questions about a garnet
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 6
Views: 1370

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 11, 2019 15:26   Subject: Re: Questions about a garnet
Wow Richard, what a pretty garnet group!! I'm envious. Enjoy your specimen.

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: Collection of Benjamin Carballo
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 30
Views: 14734

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 26, 2019 20:31   Subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo
Hi Benjamin. Nice torbernite. I'd be proud to own it and/or fondle it.

All best wishes,

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: Breakfast With Minerals - Podcast Discussion - Episode 01
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 45
Views: 18295

PostForum: Blue Cap Productions   Posted: May 12, 2018 17:11   Subject: Re: Breakfast With Minerals - Podcast Discussion - Episode 01
Ha Tony. You're just jealous because Pater Lemke beat you to the punch with "...museum of the unattainable." Or maybe that should be "unobtainable" ala "unobtainium". ...
  Topic: Looking for Lapidary Services in the Central New Mexico Area
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 2
Views: 1873

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 11, 2018 17:17   Subject: Re: Looking for Lapidary Services in the Central New Mexico Area
Yes. You might try Lori Coleman at the SPANISH STIRRUP Rock Shop in Deming.
Their number is 575 545-2814 (at least it used to be in 2016). Good luck with your knapping

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: Micro photos of inclusions in Quartz
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 106
Views: 48192

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Nov 17, 2017 18:23   Subject: Re: Micro photos of inclusions in Quartz
Unbelievable. I don't know how you recognize these things! The chlorite 7 photo is particularly enjoyable.

I look forward to seeing more of them.

Thanks, and happy Thanksgiving

Ed in Kingma ...
  Topic: Cause of Blue, Green and Blue/Green Coloration of Cookeite
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 4
Views: 4060

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: May 03, 2017 18:02   Subject: Re: Cause of Blue, Green and Blue/Green Coloration of Cookeite
I'll just break in here.

I like the idea of pronouncing it cookie-ite. Kind of silly I know, but hey, sometimes I think we need more silly. For years I pronounced whewellite as "wee-wellite& ...
  Topic: Phil Simmons Collection
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 6607

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 18, 2017 18:54   Subject: Re: Phil Simmons Collection
Nice vanadinite Philip. And self-collected, too. I join with everyone else in looking forward to seeing your minerals from New Mexico in the near future.

All best wishes,

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: One for you slag lovers.
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 8107

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jun 22, 2016 14:32   Subject: Re: One for you slag lovers.
Yes. I found similar-looking stuff out in the desert west of Kingman. Took it to the local meteorite guys KD METEORITES when they lived here. Together we realized that this was some sort of slag of ...
  Topic: Rock Currier
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 20
Views: 26877

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Sep 27, 2015 16:55   Subject: Re: Rock Currier
So much to write, so little room. So Rock introduced me to most of the mineral collecting/dealing community in 1975. I saw him every year thereafter. Our friendship was long-lasting and comfortable ...
  Topic: Rock Currier
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 20
Views: 26877

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Sep 27, 2015 16:26   Subject: Re: Rock Currier
In the winter of 1974, I had just finished Phase 1 of a drilling project in the Christmas Mountains of Texas, working as NORANDA Exploration's Texas Projects geologist After the end of the year holid ...
  Topic: Potential Toxicity of Handling Raw Malachite Specimens.
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 26
Views: 30337

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Aug 13, 2015 14:38   Subject: Re: Potential Toxicity of Handling Raw Malachite Specimens.
I agree with Les. If one is fearful that handling malachite is hazardous, you may as well don rubber gloves when counting the pennies in your pocket, the high zinc percentage notwithstanding......
...
  Topic: Paris School Of Mines - A recent visit
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 28
Views: 32688

PostForum: École des Mines de Paris (Paris School of Mines)   Posted: Jul 16, 2015 20:49   Subject: Re: Paris School Of Mines - A recent visit
Thanks Bryan. But no malachite pseudomorphs after (octahedral) cuprite from Chessy?

I was really looking forward to seeing some. Oh well, il n'a pas de quoi, eh?

Thanks again for an enlighteni ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2015
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 174
Views: 213499

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 17, 2015 15:36   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2015
Missed a bunch of e-mails, am just now getting around to viewing them. Someone needs to stand a little closer to their copy of Dana's system, in that the formula posted on the label for Azurite is in ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 119
Views: 89782

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Sep 10, 2014 14:44   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Great news Gail. Glad to hear/read that you are cancer free. This is just GREAT news!!

And you're entertaining again, getting back into the mineralogical aspect of things. Wish I could be there ...
  Topic: Favourite SEM photos
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 16
Views: 20686

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 21, 2014 14:15   Subject: Re: Favorite SEM photos
Holy cow!! Great photos, Cesar. Please post more. These are so unusual. I envy you your time spent at the controls of the SEM machine. Thanks for sharing.

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: In Memoriam - Luiz Menezes, a wonderful friend
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 16
Views: 18284

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Jul 10, 2014 17:45   Subject: Re: In Memoriam - Luiz Menezes, a wonderful friend
I purchased something from Luis almost every year in Tucson, and always came away from the encounter with a smile on my face. He was a good man, and I will miss him like fire. As Peter says "Va ...
  Topic: The 50th Annual Rock Swap June 28 & 29
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 5
Views: 6178

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Jun 30, 2014 16:19   Subject: Re: The 50th Annual Rock Swap June 28 & 29
Great post Vic. Thanks for sharing. I know it takes time to sort through your photos, pick the ones you want to post, and then write captions for each one. Bravo!!

I was particularly taken with ...
  Topic: James collection
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 54
Views: 44728

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 30, 2014 14:32   Subject: Re: James collection
James, I like your fluorite image 0886. Very nice!!!

Don

Yeah, me too James. The subtle zoning is just great, and I can see how it would be difficult to capture.

Keep up the good ...
  Topic: Jaspers & Agates
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 20797

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Jun 26, 2014 19:10   Subject: Re: Jaspers & Agates
Yes. regardless of style of formation, many agates display horizontal banding. And they are just that - bands that indicate the orientation of the agate in it's matrix. The phenomenon is called a &q ...
  Topic: Introducing a new site administrator
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 13
Views: 14415

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Mar 17, 2014 17:20   Subject: Re: Introducing a new site administrator
Welcome CROSSTIMBER!!

Happy to have you aboard as an administrator.

Ed in Kingman
 
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